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General Motors Corporation / Stkholders.' Meeting / Dissent #209922

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1970
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(Studio) General Motors Corporation Chairperson James Roche reports good corporation progress; dissident "Campaign GM" sought changes for environmental good.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) 2,500 at General Motors Corporation stkholders.' meeting [Robert TOWNSEND - calls GM product boycott till non-polluting auto produced.] Campaign General Motors Corporation mbrs. tried to convince stkholders. to join environmental movement [Campaign General Motors Corporation Robert WOLF - urges profits and public be equal in policies.] [Merrill-Palmer Institution Mark STEVENS - says company won't sacrifice profits for environmental] Soundly defeated now, began corps dissent movement'; protest General Motors Corporation pollution and discrimination. [Campaign General Motors Corporation Phillip MOORE - says picked General Motors Corporation because it's biggest American business] [Coordinator Geoffrey COWAN - says General Motors Corporation policies unfair.] [GM Bd. Chairperson James ROCHE - cites responsibilities.] Company resents leftist attack on free enterprise system. [Campaign General Motors Corporation Betty Furness MIDGELY - says General Motors Corporation took major action against ecologists move.] ["Automotive Industries Mag." Joseph CALLAHAN - says dissidents undermining free enterprise.] Tick burrowing into elephant's back.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike
Duration:
00:06:50

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